• Westminster Tube Station platform, part of the Jubilee Line Extension works. Image credit: Adrian Pingstone/Wikimedia Commons
    • Blog post
    • 13 June 2019

    How can we narrow the gap between project estimates and actual cost?

    The Jubilee Line Extension (JLE) cost £3.6bn, a £1.5bn cost over-run, a crisis, now all but forgotten. Miles Ashley, Chair of the steering group for ICE's latest paper on forecasts vs outturns, discusses the steps we need to take to improve public perception of major projects. 

    Spillweirs Large and Small: Designing for Reservoir Floods, Belfast
  • Properly future-proofing urban areas such as Glasgow City Region against climate change presents numerous opportunities for civil engineers. Image credit: JohnMcGrevey/Pixabay
    • Blog post
    • 13 June 2019

    How should a city get ready for climate change?

    Kit England and Ruth Wolstenholme from charity Sniffer and Graham Edmond of Transport Scotland describe Glasgow City Region’s pioneering risk assessment for climate change.

    Spillweirs Large and Small: Designing for Reservoir Floods, Belfast
  • Buro Happold engineer Nii Amanor Dodoo-Amoo.
    • Blog post
    • 12 June 2019

    A QUEST journey to bridge the poverty gap

    ICE Graduate Member and Buro Happold engineer Nii Amanor Dodoo-Amoo tells us about his rewarding trip to build a bridge connecting an isolated village in Rwanda, and why he feels engineers have a responsibility to society.

    Spillweirs Large and Small: Designing for Reservoir Floods, Belfast